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Death toll climbs to at least 13 in worst tragedy on Everest

Rescuers recovered the body of one mountain guide today after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, bringing the death toll to at least 13 in the deadliest accident on the world's highest mountain. The avalanche struck a perilous passage called the Khumbu Icefall, which is riddled with crevasses and piled... Read More

Patients are looked after by their relatives after they were evacuated from a hospital following an earthquake in Acapulco, in Guerrero state, Mexico. – Reuters, April 19, 2014

Patients are looked after by their relatives after they were evacuated from a hospital following an earthquake in Acapulco, in Guerrero state, Mexico. – Reuters, April 19, 2014

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